“…If you think the Surface tablet’s Touch Cover and Type Cover are cool – then take a look at what Apple has in the works.
The company that’s dominating the tablet industry with the iPad is looking to patent what appears to be next-generation Smart Covers -
- complete with built-in – flexible AMOLED displays – keyboards -
- and even solar panels and radio frequency (RF) energy collection antennas.
Apple’s patent application for a “Cover Attachment With Flexible Display,” was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office Thursday -
- and shows a number of possible Smart Cover embodiments -
- one of which should look particularly familiar to Microsoft watchers…”
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